Milwaukee Premiere! The first of three festival screenings. Sister Madeline Gianforte, CSA, of Milwaukee; Sister JoAnn Persch, RSM of Chicago, (both featured in the film) and Director Mary Fishman in person for a lively Q&A with the audience. Purchase tickets online
One of the scenes in Band of Sisters was shot in Milwaukee, at CORE El Centro, a natural healing center that specifically welcomes low-income persons, many of whom are immigrants. CORE El Centro was co-founded by Madeline Gianforte, CSA.
Band of Sisters is screening two other dates at the festival as follows:
Sunday, October 6, Downer Theater - Madeline Gianforte, CSA (featured in the film) and Mary Fishman at Q&A
Wednesday, October 9, Fox Bay Cinema Grill Screen 1 - JoAnn Persch, RSM and Pat Murphy, RSM (both featured in the film) at Q&A
For information about the festival: http://mkefilm.org/content/documentary-festival-favorites